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Left 4 Dead GotY 360 @ Amazon/GS/NE - $20, Left 4 Dead 2 360 @ Amazon/NE - $27


#1 lilman   Only the ordinary. CAGiversary!   2466 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

Posted 07 April 2010 - 02:20 PM

Left 4 Dead GotY Edition 360 for $20 (previous price was about $30):

Amazon: http://www.amazon.co.../dp/B0025KZV7A/
Gamestop: http://www.gamestop....roduct_id=74490
Newegg: http://www.newegg.co...N82E16874105652

It is still selling for $30 at other retailers so I'm not sure if this is an official price drop.

Left 4 Dead 2 360 for $27:

Amazon: http://www.amazon.co.../dp/B002BRZ852/
Newegg: http://www.newegg.co...N82E16874105655

After playing both L4D's I prefer the first one. Better characters, much better level design, and an overall better sense of trying to survive a zombie apocalypse (the second game feels more arcadey). Anyway, just my opinion, they're both great games. If you liked the second game and haven't played the first this is a good chance to pick it up.

Edited by lilman, 07 April 2010 - 06:24 PM.


#2 Yanksfan   Cubs Fan Too :( CAGiversary!   5389 Posts   Joined 6.5 Years Ago  

Posted 07 April 2010 - 02:27 PM

Good price, I may have to rebuy this one.

I sold it when I got the 2nd one, and I completely agree with your assessment. I did not like the 2nd one at all, and thought I was alone with that opinion. All my friends seemed to have expressed love for it, though I do note that none have played it much since the first few weeks it was out. :D

#3 musicjunkie   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   889 Posts   Joined 5.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 April 2010 - 02:36 PM

I'm kind of glad I snagged L4D2 used for like $13 back when GS made that error but regardless they are both great games. Had them both for the PC since release and am strongly debating the first for the 360 now.


#4 kart007k   Snakeater CAGiversary!   1807 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 April 2010 - 02:42 PM

best game for achievement hunters. I highly recommend it. If you got three other friends who have this then you are gonna have a blast.
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#5 yotis   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   49 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

Posted 07 April 2010 - 03:14 PM

is the newegg.com price on l4d2 new or used?

#6 lolwut?   Thank you BasedGod CAGiversary!   4291 Posts   Joined 6.8 Years Ago  

Posted 07 April 2010 - 03:16 PM

I think it is an actual price drop; I scanned a lone copy at Target the other day hoping it was still on clearance, but it came up $19.99


#7 nightmare452   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2409 Posts   Joined 7.3 Years Ago  

Posted 07 April 2010 - 03:17 PM

is the newegg.com price on l4d2 new or used?


Can't click on the link?

Newegg is usually always new. I am not aware of them selling used games.

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#8 mSoul01   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   41 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

Posted 07 April 2010 - 03:55 PM

Nice deal.. picked up L4D2.. thanks for the post!!

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#9 Jeff Stephen   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   82 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 April 2010 - 03:58 PM

I think it is an actual price drop; I scanned a lone copy at Target the other day hoping it was still on clearance, but it came up $19.99

Was this for 1 or 2? I'm still trying to convince my XBL friends to hop on over to Steam.

#10 Apostle22   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   339 Posts   Joined 8.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 April 2010 - 06:01 PM

of course its on sale.....i waited and waited and finally bought l4d1 last week....only makes sense it would finally go on sale afterwards....

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#11 PCWONK   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   49 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

Posted 07 April 2010 - 06:09 PM

That's the new price for L4D2. Thanks for the heads up OP.

#12 reapersaurus   Family Gamer CAGiversary!   213 Posts   Joined 10.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 April 2010 - 06:18 PM

I prefer L4D1, also - MUCH better characters than in L4D2 IMO (I am surprised at how many reviews that say the opposite).
Although L4D2 has some cool levels - definitely good to pick both up at these low prices, with no reservations.
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#13 Tsukento   King of Pirates CAGiversary!   3649 Posts   Joined 8.9 Years Ago  

Posted 07 April 2010 - 11:52 PM

In terms of comparison, the first only has one advantage over the second; the characters. Admit it, we all love L4D for Francis' witty banter.

Other than that, it feels rather incomplete compared to the second. I do like how the second's levels put good use of its surroundings from going down the carnival's slides to fighting off hordes while on a concert stage to fighting off hordes and the weather in the middle of a hurricane.

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#14 aznguyen316   Rock Chalk CAGiversary!   3213 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 April 2010 - 11:54 PM

Although L4D2 is the better game, L4D1 was a better experience for me. It was new, fresh, and fun. Shit if you're going to replay the game so many times, the characters make a big difference. I wanted to survive as Louis, or save Zoey, or let Bill just die hahah. Put 5x more hours into L4D than L4D2..

anyway thanks OP good price for L4D2 on PC since my sis been lookin for this.
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#15 lolwut?   Thank you BasedGod CAGiversary!   4291 Posts   Joined 6.8 Years Ago  

Posted 08 April 2010 - 12:10 AM

Was this for 1 or 2? I'm still trying to convince my XBL friends to hop on over to Steam.


1. If it was 2 I would've bought it, and I'm pretty sure 2 was never on clearance.


#16 Sway42   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   199 Posts   Joined 5.1 Years Ago  

Posted 08 April 2010 - 12:26 AM

1 seemed to have a darkish and eerie atmosphere because most of the levels are at night and very small rooms.
2 has a more lighter atmosphere because its levels are in the daytime.

2 is in fact a more of a action shooting type of game.
1 is more of a horror survival type of game.

i like 2 over 1 though. every now and then i pop my 1 in there and play lolmercyhospital. in 2 i love dark carnival and hard rain.

#17 INSANEx708   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   53 Posts   Joined 5.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 08 April 2010 - 12:56 AM

thanks for the heads up

#18 Jeff Stephen   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   82 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 08 April 2010 - 01:17 AM

1 seemed to have a darkish and eerie atmosphere because most of the levels are at night and very small rooms.
2 has a more lighter atmosphere because its levels are in the daytime.


You have the TF2 dev team to thank for that. L4D1 > L4D2